Omaha’s Lost Religious Buildings

March 17, 2016 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Lifestyle, Publications, Religion

Despite Omaha’s deserved early reputation as a city of crime and vice, it was also a city with a thriving religious community. Or, more properly, a variety of religious communities, as Omaha has always been […]

An Expressionistic Representationalist Take on Dirtbags

March 16, 2016 · Posted In: Art, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, Publications

Stephen Dinsmore was meant to be a painter. It just took him about three decades to be at peace with that fact of his life. “I was not one of those kids who thought of […]

Sarpy, Sarpy, Sarpy!

March 15, 2016 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Finance, Publications

In 1999, an online-banking company with a nonsensical name built a sprawling operation center next to the I-80 corridor on the edge of Papillion. Baffled passing commuters wondered how long a company named “PayPal” could […]

Morgann Freeman

March 11, 2016 · Posted In: Encounter, Lifestyle, People, Publications

Morgann Freeman vividly remembers the day she moved from being “the angry black girl” who got into many fights to the budding activist who believes she can battle societal ills better with her mind than […]

Gone Girls

March 7, 2016 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine

It only took a couple weeks to transform a naive young woman from a suburban Omahan into a crack-smoking L.A. prostitute. It all began in late September of 1998, the day Melissa Conover’s car broke […]

The Internet of Things

March 3, 2016 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business

Can you turn down the thermostat from your smartphone? Are you wearing a Fit Bit®? Does your smartphone help you locate an available conference room at work? “Yes” to any of these means you’re experiencing […]

Chris Cook

Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

This is an open letter to the Bemis Center for Contemporary Art’s new executive director. Mr. Cook, Welcome to The Cornhusker State and The Big ‘O.’ And welcome to beef country, tornado alley, and the […]

Putting the Fun in Functional

Posted In: At Home, Home, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, OmahaHome, Places

First-time visitors to the home of Cory and Teri Wehrbein often let out an audible “wow” or “whoa” when looking up, around, and through the property. Located on an acre of land off Bay Road […]

Decisions, Decisions

Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, Restaurants, Reviews

In the last few years, southern food, including barbecue and Cajun, has been enjoying increased popularity nationwide. Here in Omaha the genre has remained relatively scarce. A little over a year ago, Ryan Ernst opened […]

The Essential 
Brad Hoshaw

Posted In: Encounter, Lifestyle, Music

The legend of Brad Hoshaw and The Seven Deadlies began in 2008 with a one-off show that has since tumbleweeded into two acclaimed full-length albums and five Omaha Entertainment and Arts Awards. Hoshaw—who was raised […]